3-Year-Old Killed in Oil Truck Accident in Fort Worth

An oil truck accident in Forth Worth claimed the life of a 3-year-old, who was a passenger in a vehicle that struck the truck, which stalled after losing its drive shaft on Loop 820, police said.

Officials said the oil truck accident occurred at around 7:30 a.m. on Monday morning.

The woman who was driving the vehicle was transported to the hospital as a result of the truck accident on Loop 820. She was recently listed in critical condition.

The driver of the oil truck was not injured in the Loop 820 crash in Fort Worth.

The maintenance of large trucks and other vehicles inhabiting the highways and interstates in Texas is vital to safeguarding other drivers and passengers. In addition to proper truck maintenance, trucking companies are responsible for offering drivers and employees with adequate training, prepping them for a variety of situations that can occur during the hundreds of hours they spend on the road.

Unlike accidents involving only passenger vehicles, commercial vehicle accidents can present unique challenges that require the expertise of a truck accident attorney who is experienced with 18 wheeler accidents. Out of state truck companies, out of state drivers and accidents that occur within a particular state that may be different from where the victim resides are just some of the particular challenges that can be presented in an 18 wheeler accident.

Trucking companies and the insurance companies representing them look to protect their clients and their own bottom line, making it important for victims to seek representation from a trusted personal injury lawyer.

If you or someone you love has been seriously injured or killed in a truck accident caused by the negligence of a truck driver or company, call our 18 wheeler accident lawyers in Waco, Temple, San Antonio and statewide Texas at 254-870-3621, contact our truck accident injury lawyers online or visit one of the 11 office locations for our wrongful death lawyers in Texas for a free consultation today. We care. We can help.

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